The Mechanicsburg Area Foundation is now Accepting Grant Applications

The Mechanicsburg Area Foundation (MAF), a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, invites Mechanicsburg area nonprofits to apply for grant opportunities. Any nonprofit organization directly benefiting Mechanicsburg area citizens may request funds through the application process. MAF’s unrestricted funds may be used to make grants to any qualified charitable organization for any charitable purpose.

Applicants must either be a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, or have a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization act as a fiscal sponsor for the proposed project.

Applications must be submitted through TFEC’s online application system by August 24, 2015. Notification of grant awards will be made in October 2015. Organizations interested in applying should visit to learn how to apply and review the grant guidelines.

Mechanicsburg Area Foundation funds come from bequests and gifts given by individuals, families, organizations, and institutions and are held by The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The MAF advisory committee determines the distribution of the income from the investment of the discretionary funds. For more information on the Mechanicsburg Area Foundation or The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, please contact The Foundation for Enhancing Communities at 717-236-5040.